Issue No.06 - November/December (2005 vol.7)
G. Reza Djavanshir , Johns Hopkins University
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MITP.2005.153
In a global economy fueled by advances in telecommunications and information technologies, offshore outsourcing is evolving from conventional international-trade practices. Today, companies are looking at all their business activities with an eye toward retaining some in-house and outsourcing others. A recent survey conducted by the author of senior IT managers provides insight into both the pros and cons of offshore outsourcing.
offshore outsourcing, risk factors, benefits, IT companies, labor cost reduction, Cisco, Hewlett-Packard, R&D, follow-the-sun (24/7) continuous operation, survey, IT workers, political risks, legal risk, information vulnerability, immature business environment
G. Reza Djavanshir, "Surveying the Risks and Benefits of IT Outsourcing", IT Professional, vol.7, no. 6, pp. 32-37, November/December 2005, doi:10.1109/MITP.2005.153